Misrecognizing Muslim consciousness in Europe

  title={Misrecognizing Muslim consciousness in Europe},
  author={Nasar Meer},
  pages={178 - 196}
  • N. Meer
  • Published 1 April 2012
  • Sociology
  • Ethnicities
It is widely accepted that the category of ‘Muslim’ in Europe is patterned by a variety of subjective and objective features. Despite internal difference, some argue that there emerges something overarching that furnishes Muslims in Europe with a collective sense of self, evidenced by empirically observable Muslim identities at local, national and supra-national levels. Amongst those who share this view at least three prevailing interpretations have emerged. The first is theologically grounded… 
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